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CNBC
Dec 4, 2013 1:00pm EST
phenomena and the question is, whether you're talking about new york city and de blasio or obama and the rest of the country. how much do you as a country or a nation want to offset these much bigger global forces and when do you kill the goose that lays the golden egg. that's the question. >> and you know, no country really does income quality terribly well that i know of. >> sweden, norway. >> some of those social democracies have had less of that. they don't have high-end wealth in the same way that we do here. anyh anyhow, it is an issue. >> it's a consequence of growth. >> inequality can lead to social unrest. >> all right. >> take one thing away sfli don't think we're going to solve it today but to the yahoo! poll and see what you think. here is our question of the day. the president speaking about income inequality. what is the solution? 19% of you say raise the minimum wage. 51% say more tax breaks for the middle class. 17% say raise taxes on the rich. >> surprising. >> and 13% say limit executive pay. sue? >> very interesting. all right. it's getting really cold out there. a col
CNBC
Dec 10, 2013 1:00pm EST
obama administration's emergency rescue of the auto industry and melissa lee also joins us. phil, why don't you kick it off and tell us about this new ceo, what her history is, what she's known for and why she got the nod? >> she came up on the operations side of the business and a gm lifer there for 33 years. but more importantly, she is highly respected within this company as somebody who has been pushing gm to think differently, to act differently. in fact, she's well known for once telling the design listen don't build any more crappy cars. i know people might laugh at that but that's a blunt assessment of how general motors needs to approach building vehicles and has been approaching building vehicles ever since it went through the restructuring. steve can talk more about that but i do want to play for you one interesting sound bite this morning from a conference call with ceo dan akerson when i asked him point blank, what is the significance of a woman running general motors given the historical background of gm being the old boys club? here's what he had to say. >> mary was not
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